September 29, 2014 @ 1:16 am
or Democratic senators to filibuster -- GOP initiatives, painting Democrats as obstructionists.
September 28, 2014 @ 7:41 pm
An American doctor who was exposed to the Ebola virus while volunteering in Sierra Leone was admitted Sunday to a hospital at the National Institutes of Health near the nation's capital.
September 28, 2014 @ 6:52 pm
President Barack Obama on Sunday gave voice to the conundrum at the heart of his Syria policy, acknowledging that the U.S.-led military campaign against the Islamic State group and al-Qaida's affiliate in Syria is helping Syrian dictator Bashar Assad, a man the United Nations has accused of war crimes.
September 28, 2014 @ 6:45 pm
President Barack Obama is acknowledging that the U.S.-led military campaign against the Islamic State group and al-Qaida's affiliate in Syria is helping Syrian President Bashar Assad.
September 28, 2014 @ 4:24 pm
Republican Jeff Bell spent three decades in Washington working on policy and wrote a book promoting all aspects of social conservatism. But so far his campaign for the U.S. Senate has centered on just one issue: returning the United States to the gold standard.
September 28, 2014 @ 3:30 pm
Attorney General Eric Holder was just months into the job when he announced plans to prosecute the accused mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks and other alleged co-conspirators in a New York courtroom, rather than through the Guantanamo Bay military commission process.
September 28, 2014 @ 2:08 pm
How much difference will it make if Republicans win the Senate majority on Nov. 4, joining the GOP-run House against a Democratic White House?
September 28, 2014 @ 12:48 pm
A string of security lapses resulted in a four-day delay before the U.S. Secret Service realized that a man had fired a high-powered rifle at the White House in 2011, an incident that could have put President Barack Obama's daughters at risk, according to a Washington Post investigation.
September 28, 2014 @ 8:12 am
House Speaker John Boehner says the United States may have "no choice" but to send American troops to fight Islamic State group militants if President Barack Obama's strategy fails to destroy the extremist group.
September 28, 2014 @ 1:44 am
Instead of an apology from the police chief, the parents of Michael Brown told The Associated Press that they wanted the Ferguson, Missouri, police officer who shot their unarmed 18-year-old son arrested and charged with murder and the police chief fired.
September 28, 2014 @ 1:28 am
The widespread mistrust of law enforcement that was exposed by the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black man in Missouri exists in too many other communities and is having a corrosive effect on the nation, particularly on its children, President Barack Obama says. He blames the feeling of wariness on persistent racial disparities in the administration of justice.
September 28, 2014 @ 12:12 am
President Barack Obama on Saturday said the widespread mistrust of law enforcement that was exposed by the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black man in Ferguson, Missouri, is corroding America, not just its black communities, and that the wariness flows from significant racial disparities in the administration of justice.
September 27, 2014 @ 10:16 pm
The parents of Michael Brown told The Associated Press on Saturday they were unmoved by the apology given by the Ferguson, Missouri, police chief weeks after their unarmed 18-year-old son was killed by a police officer.
September 27, 2014 @ 7:42 pm
Hillary Rodham Clinton is the one figure uniting religious conservatives frustrated by a leaderless Republican Party that's divided over foreign policy, immigration and social issues.
September 27, 2014 @ 6:08 pm
A trio of Republican presidential prospects implored conservatives Saturday to vote in November's midterm elections while doing their best to impress likely caucus goers should they compete for the GOP presidential nomination in a year and a half.